Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by attempts to lose weight, to the point of starvation. Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder that is also characterized by low weight, fear of gaining weight, and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction. Many people with anorexia see themselves … Continue reading What is Anorexia?
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder. It has two main parts: obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unwelcome thoughts, images, urges, worries or doubts that repeatedly appear in your mind. Most people with OCD fall into one of the following categories: Washers are afraid of contamination. They usually have cleaning or hand-washing compulsions. Checkers repeatedly … Continue reading What is OCD?